Enhanced sodium sensitivity and disturbed circadian rhythm of blood pressure in essential hypertension.

@article{Uzu2006EnhancedSS,
  title={Enhanced sodium sensitivity and disturbed circadian rhythm of blood pressure in essential hypertension.},
  author={Takashi Uzu and Genjirou Kimura and Atsushi Yamauchi and Masami Kanasaki and Keiji Isshiki and Shin-Ichi Araki and Toshiro Sugiomoto and Yoshihiko Nishio and Hiroshi Maegawa and Daisuke Koya and Masakazu Haneda and Atsunori Kashiwagi},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 8},
  pages={1627-32}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess whether an association between sodium-sensitive hypertension and metabolic syndrome exists; and whether, in patients with metabolic syndrome, the nocturnal fall of blood pressure decreases and salt restriction affects the circadian blood pressure rhythm. METHODS Japanese patients with essential hypertension, who were treated without… CONTINUE READING